I've always fancied a low knob.

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I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby JHWBigley » Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:14 pm

Picked up a nice old Stanley number 7 low knob.
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Very dirty and rusty, but should clean up nicely.
Not that I really need another number 7, but for £28 I could not say no. :D

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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby riley » Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:15 pm

I wouldn't say no for £28 either. Nice score. Should clean up well.

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Postby JHWBigley » Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:19 pm

riley wrote:I wouldn't say no for £28 either.

Adam.


And that was from a antique shop in Cambridge!

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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby nickw » Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:32 am

Oooh, which one?
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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby JHWBigley » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:14 am

nickw wrote:Oooh, which one?


Cambs Antique Centre, just of Mill Road.

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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby riley » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:30 pm

Bet you couldn't get your wallet out quick enough!

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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby nickw » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:59 am

I only gave him that money on Friday. He didn't waste much time in spending it!

On a serious note may I take this opportunity to thank J-H for his sterling work helping me to lay loft decking last week. If any of you can give him work he comes highly recommended from me.
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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby jonnyd » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:35 pm

I must admit he's pretty good. Nice plane JH well it will be when it's not so rusty.

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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby JHWBigley » Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:18 pm

Thank you for the kind words Nick and Jonny. Glad to be of use.

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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby colincott » Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:44 pm

Almost all of my panes are low knobs, I prefer them..

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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby mattty » Wed Dec 11, 2013 8:17 pm

colincott wrote:Almost all of my panes are low knobs, I prefer them..


Low knob panes can be very nasty. Try a warm bath.
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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby colincott » Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:25 pm

mattty wrote:
colincott wrote:Almost all of my panes are low knobs, I prefer them..


Low knob panes can be very nasty. Try a warm bath.


Only have a shower but did mean planes.... :roll:

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Re: I've always fancied a low knob.

Postby Vic.P » Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:54 pm

Nice plane at a bagain price, well done for nabbing it!
One word of caution with the low knob planes, keep the knob screwed down tight, if it gets a bit loose while you're using it the Rosewood knobs are prone chipping at the base which is why they later added the cast raised ring reciever to prevent this.
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